Magellan Specialty Maps

Fishing Hot Spots® Pro USA

America’s preferred fishing maps. Accurate and detailed fishing information for 4000 US lakes provides anglers with tactics and locations that catch fish. Whether you are fishing a lake for the first time, or have been on it your whole life, our products will make your time on the water more rewarding.

Fishing Hot Spots® are complete with extensively researched Fishing Points of Interest, Lake Profiles and lake specific Fishing Tips & Techniques

  • Detailed map and fishing information for hundreds of Premier US lakes
  • Fishing Points of Interest (POI)
  • Lake Profile
  • Fishing Tips and Techniques

To see a complete list of lakes available, please click here to download a PDF.

Please make sure your Magellan eXplorist handheld software is up to date before attempting to download Fishing Hot Spots Lakes Maps. Get the latest software here.

Price: $99.99

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The ultimate angler’s digital map and fishing chip, Fishing Hot Spots® Pro USA delivers more fishing information and map data than any other single chip. Nationwide coverage including over 4,000 lakes and waterways with detailed shorelines and depth contours.

Premier fishing waters are complete with all of Fishing Hot Spots® own, extensively researched; Fishing Points of Interest, Lake Profiles and water body specific Fishing Tips & Techniques.

Tips and Techniques

Provides anglers everything they need to know about a lakes physical and biological make-up and fishery for knowing the water body and more successful fishing.

  • Water body specific techniques
  • Information on game species
  • Seasonal fishing patterns
  • Baits & lures (color selection and presentation)

Lake Profile

Provides anglers everything they need to know about a water body’s physical and biological make-up and fishery for knowing the water body and more successful fishing.

  • Lake size and depth
  • Water quality
  • Shoreline length and characteristics
  • Bottom composition
  • Submerged cover/ vegetation

Fishery Information

Provides anglers everything they need to know about the game fish, forage base and management/stocking of a lake.

  • Primary species
  • Average size of game fish
  • Forage
  • Stocking and management

Fishing Points Of Interest

Take the guesswork out of deciding where to fish by providing detailed information on specific, high fishing success locations. Primary game fish baits, lures, colors and seasons are indicated for each POI.

  • Fish locations
  • Time of day & season for game fish
  • Bait and lure tips
  • Tackle techniques

Lake Access

A complete description of each access location is provided and includes information such as number of lanes, whether the lanes are paved or not, availability of parking, presence of a loading dock, driving directions and more. All provided to better prepare anglers to get on and off the water.

  • Number of lanes
  • Type of lane – paved, gravel, etc.
  • Parking spots
  • Amenities
  • Product Number FHS001WXXUS


  • Dimensions (English) noinfofound
  • Dimensions (Metric) noinfofound
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  • Weight (Metric) noinfofound
  • Battery Type noinfofound
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  • Camera noinfofound
  • Flashlight noinfofound
  • Microphone noinfofound
  • Waterproof noinfofound
  • Speaker noinfofound
  • Stereo Audio Jack noinfofound
  • Available User Storage noinfofound
  • CPU noinfofound
  • Expandable Memory noinfofound
  • Temperature Range (F) noinfofound
  • Temperature Range (C) noinfofound
  • Suspend Mode noinfofound
  • Internal Memory noinfofound
  • Audio/Video Input noinfofound
  • SD Slot noinfofound


  • Display Resolution, WxH noinfofound
  • Screen Size noinfofound
  • Display Type noinfofound
  • Touch Screen noinfofound

GPS & Sensors

  • GPS Accuracy noinfofound
  • High-Sensitivity GPS noinfofound
  • Antenna Type noinfofound
  • 3-Axis Electronic Compass noinfofound
  • Barometric Altimeter noinfofound
  • External Antenna noinfofound
  • WAAS/EGNOS/MSAS noinfofound

Mapping & Navigation

  • Preloaded Maps noinfofound
  • Uploadable Maps noinfofound
  • Points of Interest noinfofound
  • Turn-by-Turn Routing No
  • Vertical Profile noinfofound
  • Area Calculation noinfofound
  • Hunt & Fish Calendar noinfofound
  • Sun & Moon Information noinfofound
  • Tide & Current Tables noinfofound
  • Coordinates Systems & Datums noinfofound
  • User Grid noinfofound
  • Lifetime Traffic Alerts noinfofound
  • Highway Lane Assist noinfofound
  • Map Updates noinfofound
  • Multi-Destination Routing No
  • OneTouch Favorites Menu No
  • Speed Limits noinfofound
  • Spoken Street Names noinfofound
  • Audible Proximity Alarms noinfofound
  • Silent Proximity Alarms noinfofound
  • Traffic Wake-Up noinfofound
  • Periodic Reporting No
  • Branded POIs noinfofound
  • POIs Along Route noinfofound
  • Smart City Search noinfofound
  • Smart Detour noinfofound
  • QWERTY/ABCD Keyboard noinfofound
  • Find Your Car noinfofound
  • Pedestrian Mode noinfofound
  • TourDirector noinfofound
  • Landscape/Portrait Mode noinfofound
  • Navionics? Map Compatible noinfofound
  • Good Sam/Trailer Life Directory noinfofound
  • RV/Truck route noinfofound
  • Customize Vehicle Profile noinfofound

User Generated Content

  • Accepts GPX Files noinfofound
  • Waypoints noinfofound
  • Routes noinfofound
  • Geocaches noinfofound
  • Legs Per Route noinfofound
  • Paperless Geocaching noinfofound
  • Picture Viewer noinfofound
  • Tracks noinfofound
  • Points Per Track noinfofound
  • User Data Online Sharing noinfofound

Interface & Communications

  • Communication Protocol noinfofound
  • USB Port noinfofound
  • NMEA Output noinfofound
  • PC Compatible noinfofound
  • MAC Compatible noinfofound
  • Bluetooth noinfofound
  • Wi-Fi noinfofound
  • Cellular noinfofound
  • Satellite Messaging noinfofound


  • Operating System Required to run VantagePoint and install maps: Windows XP, Window Vista, Windows 7 (Not compatible with Macintosh computers)
  • Processor IBM Compatible PC, 1.5 GHZ Pentium or higher
  • RAM 256 MB
  • Video Card Video Card DirectX 9.0 compatible, with 128 MB of VRAM
  • Disk Space 100 MB free space for installation, more free space required for maps
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